Studies and reports keep telling us our kids are fat. Over weight kids can lead to unhealthy adults. What our kids drink is just as important as what they eat. Although statistics are showing a drop in soda consumption, there is a rise in the energy drink market. So really, what are your children drinking?
Childhood obesity can be key factors in children’s health leading to extremely unhealthy adults. Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol. Being overweight, does cause these and other health problems.
It is true, soda, juice, and other sugary drinks have water in them, the other ingredients are what can cause obesity in children as well as adults. Sugar, corn syrup, and a whole slew of other stuff that can actually cause weight gain.
Drinking healthy is just as important as eating healthy. This video gives some good nutrition tips.
Hopefully you watched the whole thing. The part about how much weight is gained when just consuming 2 sugary drinks per day is a real eye opener!
Drinking more water will not only help with weight control, it will help the whole body function as it was meant to.
Concerned about water quality? Filtering water for drinking can help even more. Tap water can be full of contaminants that can be just as unhealthy as drinking those sweet drinks. Filtering your home tap water with a quality home water filter will make it taste better too.
Water is the essence of life and health. Our bodies crave it. Our bodies need it. Controlling weight in children can be as simple as 8 glasses of healthy water per day. Skip the soda, energy drinks, and juices, give them what their bodies need healthy food and healthy water.